Nige & June come down to centre part of Nagano prefecture. They visit the castle and lakes of Matsumoto Shirakabako Suwako. Matsumoto is a famous castle in the Nagano region and the lakes of Shirakaba and Suwa ice over during winter.
Nige & June have a great experience in a Nagano snowy mountain onsen. Nagano is full of excellent onsens (natural Japanese hot spring pools) and a lovely way to relax in the snow.
Nige & June go hiking near Obuse Nagano. Obuse is a town in north Nagano. Obuse is also famous for chestnut, Sake, Ganshoin temple with a famous picture and old ‘Kura’ warehouse.
Nige & June spend the day experiencing Nagano train station. The station is newly rebuilt and is now a modern sophisticated Japanese rail travel experience.
We try the famous Nagano Japan pancake in the mountains. It’s authentic Oyaki pancake which comes with vegetables inside.
Nige & June catch a Japan bus to Nagano. They catch the bus on a Japanese motorway in Matoba and have an enjoyable three hour journey.